DeSoto County, Mississippi Population 2022

DeSoto County, Mississippi's estimated population is 193,984 with a growth rate of 1.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeSoto County, Mississippi is the 4th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 161,778 and has seen a growth of 19.91% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18407,0020.00%
185019,04212,040171.95%
186023,3364,29422.55%
187032,0218,68537.22%
188022,924-9,097-28.41%
189024,1831,2595.49%
190024,7515682.35%
191023,130-1,621-6.55%
192024,3591,2295.31%
193025,4381,0794.43%
194026,6631,2254.82%
195024,599-2,064-7.74%
196023,891-708-2.88%
197035,88511,99450.20%
198053,93018,04550.29%
199067,91013,98025.92%
2010161,77893,868138.22%
2011164,0752,2971.42%
2012166,4262,3511.43%
2013168,3701,9441.17%
2014170,7602,3901.42%
2015173,2712,5111.47%
2016175,7212,4501.41%
2017179,0053,2841.87%
2018181,9322,9271.64%
2019184,9453,0131.66%
2020187,9583,0131.63%
2021190,9713,0131.60%
2022193,9843,0131.58%
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DeSoto County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White118,52465.03%
Black or African American52,27028.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native2810.15%
Asian2,7361.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.01%
Some Other Race4,0312.21%
Two or More Races4,4032.42%
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DeSoto County, Mississippi Population by Race

DeSoto County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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DeSoto County, Mississippi Median Age

37.1


Total

35.6


Male

38.1


Female

DeSoto County, Mississippi Adults

There are 135,567 adults, (23,617 of whom are seniors) in DeSoto County, Mississippi.

DeSoto County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

DeSoto County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

94,528

51.87%

Male

87,728

48.13%

DeSoto County, Mississippi Population by Age

DeSoto County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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DeSoto County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All74.8%25.2%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
Male61%39%
Female58.6%41.4%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

DeSoto County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All64,4242.8274.8
Married34,5013.3584.1
Male3,8513.3861
Female9,2143.4258.6
Non Family16,8581.2767.7

3.28

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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DeSoto County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2792.74%
9th to 12th Grade7,4776.25%
High School Graduate35,98730.08%
Some College30,16925.21%
Associates Degree13,00910.87%
Bachelors Degree19,40416.22%
Graduate Degree10,3288.63%
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DeSoto County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

DeSoto County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,9641,804816
2+ Races1,5711,156469
White79,87874,15819,970
Black31,96028,8827,649
Hispanic4,7263,119925
Other Race1,8621,097328
Native American22520636
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.55%.

DeSoto County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,004$49,541$35,705
Less Than 9th Grade$29,259$31,917$18,088
High School Graduate$35,337$41,615$27,592
Some College$41,262$50,176$32,248
Bachelors Degree$54,485$69,663$46,664
Graduate Degree$60,186$69,721$53,944

$42,004

Average Earnings

$49,541

Average Male

$35,705

Average Female

DeSoto County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

DeSoto County, Mississippi Language by Age

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DeSoto County, Mississippi Language

94.11% of DeSoto County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 5.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.00% of the population.

DeSoto County, Mississippi Language

DeSoto County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2815419.22%
Hispanic9,0471,36215.05%
Black51,6197,00713.57%
Multiple4,35248411.12%
White113,5438,4837.47%
Asian2,732943.44%
Other715NaN%

9.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.00%

Male Poverty Rate

11.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeSoto County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeSoto County, Mississippi is Native, with 19.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeSoto County, Mississippi is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.47%.

DeSoto County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.84%
High School9.33%
Some College5.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.84%

DeSoto County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.93%
Male Unemployed16.28%
Female Employed5.45%
Female Unemployed24.92%

DeSoto County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

DeSoto County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,990$83,917
Families$79,725$92,974
Married Families$92,486$105,594
Non Families$41,862$53,728
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Income by Household Type

DeSoto County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

DeSoto County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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DeSoto County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

DeSoto County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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DeSoto County, Mississippi Marital Status

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10,807

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,410
First Gulf War3,416
Vietnam3,286
Korea394
World War II173

DeSoto County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34874
35 to 543,316
55 to 642,491
65 to 742,370
75+1,756

DeSoto County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,7828.54%
Black2,8127.54%
Native American5724.57%
Other Race502.08%
2+ Races1065.27%
Hispanic1843.21%

DeSoto County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

DeSoto County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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4.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeSoto County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

DeSoto County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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DeSoto County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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DeSoto County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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35.01%

Born in DeSoto County, Mississippi

96.11%

Native Born

3.89%

Foreign Born

2.23%

Non Citizen

1.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.11% of DeSoto County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 35.01% having been born in Mississippi. 2.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

DeSoto County, Mississippi Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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